‘They’ve come for SpongeBob’: Twitter wierded out by professor calling beloved cartoon character ‘RACIST COLONIZER’

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Who lives in a klavern under the sea? SpongeBob SquarePants apparently. Beloved by children and stoners the world over, the wacky adventures of the animated sea sponge actually mask a “violent,” “racist” message, one prof claims.
“SpongeBob Squarepants and his friends play a role in normalizing the settler colonial takings of indigenous lands while erasing the ancestral Bikinian people from their nonfictional homeland,” University of Washington anthropology professor Holly M. Barker wrote in his paper called ‘Unsettling SpongeBob and the Legacies of Violence on Bikini Bottom.’
According to Barker, Spongebob’s residing in the underwater

‘They’ve come for SpongeBob’: Twitter wierded out by professor calling beloved cartoon character ‘RACIST COLONIZER’